Indigenous leader who defended the Amazon shot dead in Venezuela

[The Guardian / 01 july 2022] Virgilio Trujillo Arana, a 38-year-old indigenous Uwottuja man, was shot in the head three times in the city of Puerto Ayacucho Staff and agencies in Puerto Ordaz A Venezuelan indigenous leader who was an opponent of armed groups and illegal mining has been shot dead in the Amazonas state capital, a non-governmental organization andSigue leyendo «Indigenous leader who defended the Amazon shot dead in Venezuela»

END OF THE NATIONAL STRIKE IN ECUADOR

[COICA / 1 july 2022] Collective struggle is the way to achieve social justice After 18 days of mobilizations led by the indigenous movement, social organizations and unions in Ecuador, the National Strike ends. The social struggle began on June 13, 2022, in the face of the inaction of the government of Guillermo Lasso to provide effectiveSigue leyendo «END OF THE NATIONAL STRIKE IN ECUADOR»

2nd Global Assembly for the Amazon «Heading to the X FOSPA»

One month left for the 2nd Global Assembly for the Amazon «Heading to the X FOSPA» Complete the following form until July 21, 2022 to receive information and participate in person or virtually in the Second Global Assembly for the Amazon «Heading to the X FOSPA» to be held on July 28, 2022 in theSigue leyendo «2nd Global Assembly for the Amazon «Heading to the X FOSPA»»

Bolivia issues the Charter of Trinidad with 10 points referring to the defense of collective rights and the Amazon

[FOSPA / 06 jun 2022] Trinidad, Beni, June 4, 2022.- The more than 160 representatives of the indigenous, peasant and civil society organizations of the North and South Amazon, the Chiquitanía and the Chaco of Bolivia who participated in the Pre Social Forum Pan-Amazonian, they issued the Charter of Trinidad, with 10 points that ratify theSigue leyendo «Bolivia issues the Charter of Trinidad with 10 points referring to the defense of collective rights and the Amazon»

Self-call to the Second Global Assembly for the Amazon «Heading to the X FOSPA»

[Español, Português] The movements, networks, collectives, activists, institutions and organizations of indigenous peoples, quilombolas, riverine people, siringueros (rubberes), caboclos, marrons, peasants, artists, religious, defenders of nature, communicators, academics, women, youth and inhabitants of the Amazon and other regions of the planet committed to the defense of life, call ourselves to the Second Global Assembly forSigue leyendo «Self-call to the Second Global Assembly for the Amazon «Heading to the X FOSPA»»

Declaration of Lima, towards the X FOSPA

[FOSPA / 06 jun 2022] DECLARATION OF THE PANAMAZONIC SOCIAL FORUM – FOSPA PERU LIMA – 2022 ROAD TO THE X FOSPA, BELEN DE PARÁ, BRAZIL We, social movements, indigenous peoples, women, men and young Amazonians, Andeans and Afro-descendants of Peru, present at FOSPA PERU on the way to X FOSPA in Belem de Pará,Sigue leyendo «Declaration of Lima, towards the X FOSPA»

The Amazon call for peace

The current war in Ukraine is an event of historical proportion that is already reshaping the international system at the economic, commercial, geopolitical, social and environmental levels. There are other wars and armed aggressions on the planet that we also condemn (Palestine, Somalia, Syria, etc.), however, none has the potential to escalate and trigger aSigue leyendo «The Amazon call for peace»

World Amazon Assembly on the Climate Crisis

On November 9th, the Global Assembly on the Amazon and Climate Crisis was held in parallel to the COP 26, with the participation of 107 people (in person) and 319 (virtually) in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. The Assembly was divided into three parts: 1) Who we are and the road travelled, 2) The threeSigue leyendo «World Amazon Assembly on the Climate Crisis»

Para detener el colapso climático, debemos salvar a la Amazonía

📢 ¡Para detener el colapso climático, tenemos que salvar a la Amazonía! Compartimos la conversación realizada el 11 de Noviembre en el marco de la #COP26 en torno las demandas planteadas para la defensa de la Amazonía con la participación de Leila Salazar-Lopez (Amazon Watch), Nemo Andi (CONFENIAE), Luiz Arnaldo Campos (FOSPA) y Pablo SolónSigue leyendo «Para detener el colapso climático, debemos salvar a la Amazonía»

 Self-call to the World Assembly on the Amazon and the Climate Crisis

There is no solution to the climate crisis without the Amazon. The Amazon is on the verge of collapse due to the predatory activities of agro-livestock corporations, monocultures, the planting of genetically modified seeds, agrofuels, legal and illegal mining, the extraction and spillage of hydrocarbons, biopiracy, hydroelectric mega-projects, mega-infrastructure, drug trafficking and organized crime. ThisSigue leyendo » Self-call to the World Assembly on the Amazon and the Climate Crisis»